WORCESTER – On Monday, Sept. 25, the FBI released their violent crimes data from the 2016 Uniform Crime Reporting [UCR] Program — a collection of the number of offenses that come to the attention of law enforcement for violent crime and property crime across each town, city, state and region in the United States.

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SEE LIST BELOW: Most Dangerous Towns and Cities in MA – #20 to #11

ThisWeekinWorcester.com has gathered that data and ranked the 50 cities and towns in Massachusetts with the highest violent crime rates per capita [1,000 people].

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According to the FBI,  violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughterraperobbery, and aggravated assault. Violent crimes are defined in the UCR Program as those offenses that involve force or threat of force.

Below are the most dangerous cities and towns in MA per capita ranked #20 to #11:

 

#20

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Leominster

Population: 41,547

Violent Crimes: 270

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 6.49

Murder: 0

Rape: 20

Robbery: 41

Aggravated Assault: 209

 

#19

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Tisbury

Population: 4,129

Violent Crimes: 27

Violent Crimes Per Capita:  6.53

Murder: 0

Rape: 0

Robber: 0

Aggravated Assault:  27

 

 

#18

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West Springfield

Population: 28,689

Violent Crimes: 188

Violent Crimes Per Capita:  6.55

Murder: 1

Rape: 20

Robbery: 38

Aggravated Assault:  129

 

#17

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Greenfield

Population: 17,456

Violent Crimes: 117

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 6.70

Murder: 3

Rape: 27

Robbery: 8

Aggravated Assault: 79

 

 

#16

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Provincetown

Population: 2,959

Violent Crimes: 20

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 6.75

Murder: 0

Rape: 3

Robbery: 0

Aggravated Assault: 17

 

#15

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Montague

Population: 8,242

Violent Crimes: 57

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 6.91

Murder: 0

Rape: 3

Robbery: 5

Aggravated Assault: 49

 

 

#14

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Boston

Population: 673,880

Violent Crimes: 4,767

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 7.07

Murder: 49

Rape: 278

Robbery: 1,530

Aggravated Assault: 2,910

 

#13

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Webster

Population: 16,842

Violent Crimes: 121

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 7.18

Murder: 0

Rape: 14

Robbery: 9

Aggravated Assault:  98

 

 

#12

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Lawrence

Population: 80,622

Violent Crimes: 597

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 7.40

Murder: 5

Rape: 30

Robbery: 202

Aggravated Assault: 360

 

#11

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Fitchburg

Population: 40,391

Violent Crimes: 312

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 7.72

Murder: 1

Rape: 27

Robbery: 62

Aggravated Assault: 222

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